TIPS TO KEEP YOU HEALTHY & HAPPY IN SPRING.

Spring is a happy time. Nature comes alive! Flowers emerge in long forgotten corners of your garden. The birds return and sing so loudly they wake you in the morning. This is not a time to be irritable, frustrated or angry, but according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, these emotions are exactly what you can expect if you don’t balance your wood element. Read More

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Meditative Breathing In Traffic

Traffic is a funny thing. It happens in the DC at all times of day and it makes us tense up, grow angry, maybe even lash out as we begin to risk running late to our destination. While we can do little to abate the traffic, it tends to leave us tense and stressed as we sit watching the clock and knowing we are running later and later and later….. The only thing we can ever really change is how we react to it. Smooth the stress and tension with meditative breathing. Read More

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Sweet and Nutritious, Stress Reducing Smoothie

REALLY SIMPLE INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Put frozen spinach into blender first and puree. 2. Add all of the other ingredients one by one so you don’t overload the machine. 3. Blend until it reaches a smooth consistency. Add extra juice to change its thickness if required. 4. Pour into glasses and serve. (I usually place extra glasses in the frig to grab for snacks) Read More

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American Heart Association Points to 10 Stress Relieving Habits

Healthy habits can protect you from the harmful effects of stress. Here are 10 positive healthy habits you may want to develop.1. Talk with family and friends. A daily dose of friendship is great medicine. Call or write friends and family to share your feelings, hopes and joys and ask them to share theirs. Read More

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